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Latvia to experience warm and even hot weather at the end of July

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThursday, 21 July, marks the beginning of the third ten-day period of July. This is usually when air temperature is at its highest in the country.

Weather forecasts state that warm and hot masses of air will be present in most of the country during this period. The sky was mostly cloudy and air temperature was not warmer than +18° C…+21° C on Thursday in Latvia. This is because a warm atmospheric front is currently crossing Latvia from the east, which is related to an active cyclone above Belarus. It is expected that air temperature will become two or three degrees colder in Latvia’s eastern regions later in the day. It is expected that there may be strong rain and even thunderstorms as well, according to the forecast from the State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

No active cyclones are expected to appear in Latvia next week. Nevertheless, warm masses of air will remain moist and unstable for most of the region – rain clouds will form every now and then, bringing rain and thunderstorms in Latvia. The highest probability of intense rain is currently noted for Vidzeme and Latgale. It is not expected to rain much in Kurzeme, especially along the coast. Minimal air temperature is expected to be around +14° C…+19° C. It will get warmer on weekends (up to +24° C…+27° C).

It is possible that a cold atmospheric front will reach Latvia in the second half of the week. It will bring colder masses of air. With that, air temperature in the country may drop to +18° C…+23° C on average.

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